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Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero / Cate Lineberry.

Lineberry, Cate, (author.).

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIOGRAPHY Smalls (Text) 36626103921540 New Adult Biographies Checked out 06/09/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250101860
  • ISBN: 1250101867
  • Physical Description: xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
In Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry tells the remarkable story of Smalls' escape and his many accomplishments during the war, including becoming the first black captain of an Army vessel. In a particularly poignant moment, Smalls even bought the home that he and his mother had once served in as house slaves.
Subject: Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915.
Planter (Steamship)
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Ship captains > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.
African American legislators > Biography.
Fugitive slaves > South Carolina > Beaufort > Biography.
Beaufort (S.C.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
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